The gala nature of the unveiling of the Air Jordan XX9 back in April was no surprise — nearly three decades of heritage behind the annual game shoe dictated a grand premiere that featured royalty such as Jordan Brand designer extraordinaire Tinker Hatfield and Michael Jordan himself.
But with Chris Paul seven All-Star Games and eight acclaimed signature sneakers deep — for perspective, Penny Hardaway only had four over the course of his career — it’s only fitting that CP3’s new sneaker gets some similar shine befitting one of the best players in the NBA for close to a decade. Read More »
/ Aug 24, 2014 / 2:00 pm
Tony Wroten, Jr. (photo. Jerome Johnson YouTube)
Jamal Crawford had an eventful weekend. Not only did the reigning Sixth Man of the Year get married – congratulations to the newlyweds! – but he also hosted one of the most entertaining games you’ll see on a basketball court this summer. Crawford and the Seattle Pro-Am put on an admission-free “Midnight Madness” match on Saturday, featuring special NBA guest stars as a way to say “thank you” to the great city and fans of Seattle who have been supporting arguably the best pro-am in the nation all summer long. Read More »
Throughout the summer, there have been countless displays of jaw dropping athleticism on the court at basketball pro-ams, summer leagues, and dunk contests. Therefore, it’s not too surprising to see a dazzling dunk show breakout at an amateur basketball camp. That is exactly what went down at Chris Paul’s camp in North Carolina last weekend. Read More »
In a new commercial from Foot Locker, Clippers point guard Chris Paul gets spotted by an older fan taking selfies with a group of young Jordan Brand-clad kids on the playground. When asked why, it’s obvious he’s a long-term thinker. Read More »
The National Basketball Players Association appointed Washington, D.C. attorney Michele Roberts as its new Executive Director yesterday. Receiving 32 of a possible 34 votes with the remainder abstaining, Roberts becomes the first woman to head a North American professional sports union. Read More »
Despite the NBA’s lifetime ban for Clippers owner Donald Sterling, the sale of the team by wife, Shelly Sterling, has been put on hold while a probate trial commences to determine whether Shelly acted properly in selling the team without his consent. Much like Clippers coach Doc Rivers threatening to leave if the team still remains run by Sterling when the season starts, star point guard Chris Paul has issued his own ultimatum to the league, where he mentioned to ESPN he — and some of his big-name teammates — will be sitting out if the issue hasn’t been cleared up by the start of training camp in October. Read More »
/ Jun 16, 2014 / 5:45 pm
You might have caught this segment on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” where the host convinces celebrities to tape spots where they’re reading mean tweets about themselves then reacting. Find out how it goes for Paul George, Dwight Howard, Amar’e Stoudmeire, Jeremy Lin, Jalen Rose and more NBA stars and commentators.. Read More »
The 2014 FIFA World Cup starts on Thursday, and Jordan Brand is unveiling all-new colorways for the Air Jordan VI, Jordan CP3.VII AE, together in a pack with Brazil-inspired apparel. Read More »
Kevin Hart, Chris Paul (photo. Instagram/cp3)
Comedian Kevin Hart has integrated himself as part of the NBA fraternity in the last few years. Whether it’s becoming the center of attention at the All-Star Celebrity Game, or appearing in commercials with LeBron James, Hart has affiliated himself with the best players in the league. He might embarrass people with his humor, but he’s also willing to take a joke once in awhile too.
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Los Angeles Clippers All-Star point guard Chris Paul is known for his fiery disposition. Perhaps no player in the NBA is more hyper-competitive than Paul, whose theatrical antics on the floor often make him the subject of heated debate among league followers. But CP3′s off-court persona is far more measured, as his most cherished birthday gift clearly shows. Read More »